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Pennsylvania: Mother/Attendant Care Worker May Not Recover for Injuries Sustained When Son Attacked Her With Knife
Posted on 30 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Pennsylvania woman who, pursuant to a state-funded program, was paid on an hourly basis to provide attendant care services for her thirty-three year old son who had significant health issues related to his long-term drug use, did not sustain an injury... Read More

California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (3/12/2015)
Posted on 12 Mar 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 2 February 2015 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More

California: Correctional Officer’s Premises Liability Suit Might Be Barred by Bunkhouse Rule
Posted on 6 Feb 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In a premises liability suit brought against the state by a correctional officer, a California appellate court held it was error for a trial court to grant summary judgment to the state on the basis of the “premises line” exception to the... Read More

South Carolina Worker Recovers for Injuries Under "Bunkhouse" Rule
Posted on 22 Feb 2010 by Thomas A. Robinson

A migrant worker sustained a right ankle fracture when he fell on a wet sidewalk outside housing provided by his employer at a remote farm on St. Helena Island, South Carolina. The worker hadn't actually started work for the employer, having been... Read More